The villa at Ravello seen on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.
Exploring the ruins of Pompeii during a culinary vacation on the Amalfi Coast.
Pasta with mussels on an authentic culinary vacation in Italy.
Traditional ceramics seen on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.
Pizza with prosciutto on an Amalfi Coast food tour.
A view of Positano during an Amalfi Coast food tour.
View of the sea from Capri during an Amalfi Coast food tour.
The kitchen for your cooking class in Sorrento.
Enjoying wine and the view on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.
Bottles of limoncello and liqueurs on an Amalfi Coast food tour.
The ruins of Pompeii visited during your Amalfi Coast cooking tour

Custom Splendid Sorrento Amalfi Coast Food Tour

A spectacular view on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.Travel to the south of Italy on an customized Amalfi Coast food tour in Sorrento and discover why this is one of our favorite destinations in Italy!

The southern regions of Italy are sometimes called “il Mezzogiorno,” and they much to offer the culinary traveler. Your custom Splendid Sorrento Amalfi Coast food tour focuses on the Sorrentine Peninsula, popular Amalfi Coast towns such as Amalfi, Ravello, and Positano, and the isle of Capri, which is just off the coast.

Sorrento is one of our favorite destinations in Italy, perched on the cliffs overlooking the sea. Its bustling main square and many restaurants (from the simple family-run trattorie to high-end, Michelin-star options) make it a place we love to return to over and over again.

Fruit stand at market during an Amalfi Coast food tour in Sorrento.Your tour includes of course hands-on cooking classes featuring regional dishes and wonderful foodie excursions to taste local products.

Enjoying wine and the view on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.When you are not tasting fabulous food and wine, you are off exploring the local culture. Head on a traditional “gozzo” boat to the isle of Capri to explore for the day. Enjoy the Amalfi Coast towns of Ravello, Positano, and Amalfi during a full-day excursion (including cooking class). Head toward Naples to visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Whether you are a first time traveler to Italy or a return visitor, our Splendid Sorrento Amalfi Coast food tour will delight all your senses.


Trip Details

Your 3 cooking classes will introduce you to coastal Southern cuisine and teach you a variety of traditional Amalfi Coast specialities. You will experience:

  • a hands-on cooking class with a local family at their nearby villa
  • a pizza making lesson with a ‘pizzaiolo’
  • a cooking class at a restaurant in Montepertuso


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Itinerary

Enjoying wine and the view on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.The program may be altered slightly due to weather, season, and opening and closing time of establishments.

Day One – Tuesday

  • Transfer from the Naples airport or train station to the Hotel Settimo Cielo, home for your Amalfi Coast food tour. Check in and free time to relax or explore.
  • Dinner tonight is at a local restaurant (wine included).
  • Overnight.

A view of the shore of Capri on your culinary tour of Italy

Day Two – Wednesday

  • Breakfast.
  • In the morning depart on a private “Gozzo” (traditional boat) with a guide for a group tour to the beautiful island of Capri. You are in for a full day trip to this paradise (including 3 hours on board and 3 hours ashore to explore on your own). Inhabited in prehistoric times, Capri was once a Greek colony and then a resort of emperors in the early years of the Roman Empire. The Emperor Augustus resided here, and Tiberius built several villas, one of which, the Villa Iovis, which is located on the island’s northeastern tip overlooking Naples, has been excavated. During the 10th century the population, fearing pirate raids, moved from seaside settlements to the present towns, Capri (east) and Anacapri (west), high above the shore.
  • In the Middle Ages, Capri belonged to the Abbey of Montecassino and to the republic of Amalfi before become part of the Kingdom of Naples. There are ruins of two medieval castles, the Castello di Barbarossa and the Castiglione, and the oldest church (from the 10th and 11th centuries) is that of St. Costanzo, the island’s patron saint. The Villa San Michele, built by the Swedish writer Axel Munthe, is on the site of a Tiberian villa.
  • Return back to Sorrento in the afternoon.
  • Dinner on own and overnight.

Traditional Italian products on an Italy food tour, including prosciutto, mozzarella, and more.

Day Three – Thursday

  • Breakfast.
  • In the morning your Amalfi Coast food tour will continue as you are picked up from your hotel for a mozzarella cheese tour. Visit a local farm where you will see a demonstration of “Treccia” and “Caciottine” cheeses being made as you watch. A tasting of traditional products such as salumi, homemade cheese, and the famous Provolone del Monaco, accompanied by a delicious glass of wine, will follow.
  • This afternoon is at your disposal for individual activities in Sorrento. You might choose to sunbathe at the beach club of the area, take a ferry into Naples, or spend some time shopping.
  • Dinner on your own and overnight

The cathedral of Amalfi on an Amalfi Coast food tour with TIK.

Day Four – Friday

  • Breakfast.
  • Today enjoy a full day Amalfi Coast food tour to some of the area’s most famous towns. First stop will be Montepertuso, a beautiful village completely surrounded by green hills, which majestically overlooks Positano. Meet Chef Salvatore at his restaurant for your hands on cooking class followed by lunch with wine.
  • After lunch your Amalfi Coast food tour will continue as you see how limoncello liqueur is made, along with a tasting.
  • Later discover the magical villages of Positano and Amalfi, and before going back to Sorrento a stop at the charming village of Ravello.
  • Return back to Sorrento.
  • Dinner on own.
  • Overnight.

Italian pizza on a cooking vacation in Italy

Day Five – Saturday

  • Breakfast and morning at disposal to relax.
  • Later in the morning, your private transfer will take you to your pizza class at the nearby Hotel Mediterraneo. Watch your pizza bake in the wood-fired oven and learn the secrets to Italian pizza from the “pizzaiuolo.” Lunch to follow based on your customized pizza.
  • Rest of day at leisure.
  • Dinner on own and overnight.

A view from the harbor up to the cliffs of Sorrento on an Amalfi Coast food tour.

Day Six – Sunday

  • Breakfast, then a free day to explore. You might take the ferry into Naples to visit the National Archeological Museum, organize additional excursions, or simply relax by the pool.
  • Dinner tonight at a local restaurant in Sorrento, wine included.

The ruins of Pompeii visited during your Amalfi Coast cooking tour

Day Seven – Monday

  • Breakfast.
  • In the morning depart for a driving excursion to Pompei to discover the ruins of the Ancient Roman city that was decimated and buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 BC. Enjoy a guided tour of this famous and remarkably preserved site.
  • Later in the morning proceed on your food tour of Southern Italy to the Volcano Vesuvio to stop at a wine estate for a wine tasting. You will visit the wine cellar and enjoy a light lunch with wine tasting.
  • Return back to Sorrento.
  • Around 4:30 pm, transfer to your last hands on cooking class at a local villa, where you will cook with the family in the preparation of a full meal. Dinner to follow with wine.
  • Overnight .

Day Eight – Tueday

  • Breakfast and check out. Transfer either to the Naples train station or Naples airport.

Trip Details

Included in the 7-Night Trip

Accommodations

Seven nights triple sea view with balcony at Hotel Settimo Cielo

Food & Beverages

  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 lunches, local wine included
  • 3 dinners (including 1/2 bottle wine per person)

Classes & Instructors

Your 3 cooking classes will introduce you to coastal Southern cuisine and teach you a variety of traditional Amalfi Coast specialities. You will experience:

  • a hands-on cooking class with a local family at their nearby villa
  • a pizza making lesson with a ‘pizzaiolo’
  • a cooking class at a restaurant in Montepertuso

Excursions

  • Guided tour of the archeological ruins of Pompeii
  • Winery visit on Mount Vesuvius
  • Full-day excursion to Capri by private “gozzo” boat (If weather makes it impossible to go to Capri, an alternate excursion will be proposed.)
  • Cheese producer visit
  • Amalfi Coast tour, including Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello

Transfer Details

  • Arrival transfer from Naples airport or train station
  • Departure transfer to Naples airport or train station.

Accommodation Information

Seven nights triple sea view with balcony at Hotel Settimo Cielo

Pricing & Tour Dates

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Custom Trip Pricing:
May 19-26, 2020

7-night Program
US$3485 per person based on double occupancy

    30% deposit due to confirm booking.
    Balance payment due 60 days prior to tour start date. Questions? Please contact us!


    Tour Dates

    May 19-26, 2020

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